Poet, journalist, author, and human rights activist
Neda Najibi, accomplished author, poet, and journalist. She has more than 20 years experience in both the media and corporate world. Her media career launched in 1995 when she covered Ross Perot’s visit to Los Angeles and her story along with her colleagues made them recipients of the Edward R. Murrow Award. Najibi appeared on Nightline, was anchor and reporter for KLBJ in Austin, Associate Producer for K-EYE television. She was also the Host for ‘All Things Considered’ on Hawaii Public Radio in 2002-2003, on-call in 2013-2014.
Najibi opened for poet laureate Maya Angelou with her signature Poem written in Japanese and English. Najibi’s book “The Ground I Walk On” has received numerous accolades and praises from the public, publishers and entertainers. In 2007 and 2008 she was commissioned by the State of Hawaii to conduct documentaries on low income families living in Wahiawa where she produced 9 documentaries titled, “Through Their Eyes”.
She continues to write stories about the Bahá’í heroes and heroines for Bahá’í Chronicles and writes about the atrocities and injustice to the Bahá’ís currently living in Iran and Egypt for Huffington Post. In 2016 her latest book titled “Invisible Touches” is her sweetest contribution to humanity encouraging love and kindness.